Quotes of agents

  1. I knew quite well, when I gave the names of our agents in the Soviet Union, that I was exposing them to the full machinery of counterespionage and the law, and then prosecution and capital punishment. – Aldrich Ames
  2. The only thing I ever withheld from the KGB were the names of two agents whom I personally had known and handled and had a particular feeling for. – Aldrich Ames
  3. When I handed over the names and compromised so many CIA agents in the Soviet Union, I had come to the conclusion that the loss of these sources to the U. S. would not compromise significant national defense, political, diplomatic interests. – Aldrich Ames
  4. I lost agents and managers because I turned down big movies that were smutty. – Morgan Brittany
  5. Man is not the creature of circumstances, circumstances are the creatures of men. We are free agents and man is more powerful than matter. – Benjamin Disraeli
  6. It's all a matter of how agents want to handle their clients. – Lorrie Fair
  7. If I write in my name to the agents of England and France residing in Asia and inform them that Japan is ready to make a commercial treaty with their countries, the number of steamers will be reduced from fifty to two or three. – Townsend Harris
  8. We seriously suspect the agents of the Americans and Israelis in conducting such horrendous terrorist acts and cannot believe the people who kidnap Philippines nationals, for instance, or behead U. S. nationals are Muslims. – Ayatollah Khamenei
  9. All I'm going to tell you is investigations, whether it be this and others, where you have partial facts, analysts, agents are always trying to interpret what those facts mean, extrapolate from them what they mean. – Robert Mueller
  10. But the system of prices ruling the market not only transmits information in the light of which economic agents can mutually adjust their actions, it also provides them with an incentive to exercise economy in terms of money. – Michael Polanyi
  11. Oh, the relationship with actors and managers and agents and things is a terrible problem sometimes. – John Schlesinger
  12. Agents and producers have to get you into a box to accommodate their limited imaginations. – Imelda Staunton
  13. You win pennants in the off season when you build your teams with trades and free agents – Earl Weaver
  14. The athlete of today is not an athlete alone. He's the center of a team- doctors, scientists, coaches, agents and so on. – Emil Zatopek

Usage examples for agents

  1. James searched the city, and papa had all his private agents Where did you go?" – Out of the Primitive by Robert Ames Bennet
  2. The old American colonies appointed agents sometimes acting for only one branch of the legislature where there were two chambers. – The History of Tasmania, Volume I (of 2) by John West
  3. The police agents had now released me. – The Extraordinary Adventures of Arsene Lupin, Gentleman-Burglar by Maurice Leblanc
  4. They being the agents to whom this thing was trusted. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  5. The saloon was quite large and had a table fastened to the floor in the centre, where we now sat and awaited the appearance of the agents – Mr. Trunnell by T. Jenkins Hains
  6. News of the General's death had reached Sir Thomas before;- and he had already made inquiry as to the fate of his niece through her late father's agents – Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope
  7. " I trouble my head very little about the secret agents of enemies that do not exist," said Alec lightly. – A Son of the Immortals by Louis Tracy
  8. The agents manage everything else. – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  9. Do we women go on the pay- rolls as assistant agents – The Captain of the Gray-Horse Troop by Hamlin Garland
  10. You know, when Herman told me that, I wondered right off if he hadn't been educated in some school for German secret agents – Ma Pettengill by Harry Leon Wilson
  11. " You won't be able to round up all their agents outside it, and if we tried to, it would cause suspicion. – Space Viking by Henry Beam Piper
  12. Just as Par began to move, one of the agents turned around. – Underground by Suelette Dreyfus
  13. The agents on whom Jackson depended for intelligence from within the enemy's lines were not always selected because of their military knowledge. – Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War by G. F. R. Henderson
  14. But I want agents – Anna St. Ives by Thomas Holcroft
  15. The agents were in a dismal state of mind. – The Prince of Graustark by George Barr McCutcheon
  16. These three agents support the life of man. – The English Church in the Eighteenth Century by Charles J. Abbey and John H. Overton
  17. There, ' he cried, casting a letter upon the table, 'is a notice from the London agents that his commission is bought and paid for. – VC -- A Chronicle of Castle Barfield and of the Crimea by David Christie Murray
  18. There are other agents in the world, and other lawyers. – The Living Link by James De Mille
  19. " All land- agents are plausible," said Deering. – Northwest! by Harold Bindloss
  20. It is a sad fact that more of our mission agents are dismissed on account of this sin than any other. – India’s Problem Krishna or Christ by John P. Jones